Independence Day Holiday

June 21, 2018 | Category: Company News

Aloha Freight will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no receiving or deliveries, however the Wednesday sailing will occur as scheduled. Note also the Saturday, June 30, 2018 sailing (Mokihana v375W) arrives to Honolulu port as normal on Wednesday evening, July 4, 2018.

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase – 07/15/2018

June 15, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, July 15, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 32.5% up to 36.0%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after July 15, 2018 will have the new increased fuel surcharge rate of 36.0% applied.

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Big Island Volcanic Activity

May 17, 2018 | Category: Company News

As many are aware, there is volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii. Currently it is affecting deliveries to zip codes 96778-Pahoa/Puna and 96785-Hawaii National Park/Volcano area. We will post if any further developments.

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CA Fuel Surcharge Increase – 06/03/2018

May 15, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please be advised that the Fuel Surcharge for local Southern California pickups and deliveries will increase from 22.5% to 25.5% effective June 3, 2018. Thank you for your understanding.

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase – 06/03/2018

May 7, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, June 3, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 30.0% up to 32.50%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after June 3, 2018 will have the new increased fuel surcharge rate of 32.50% applied.

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Vessel Delay – Maunawili V161W

April 10, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please be advised that we have received an update from Matson that their vessel, the Maunawili V161W, that was scheduled to depart Long Beach on Wednesday this week, will be delayed coming into port due to some major storm systems in the Pacific Ocean. It is now estimated to sail on Thursday morning, April 12, 2018. Our cut-off for this vessel remains the same. Deliveries in …

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 03/18/2018

February 14, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, March 18, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 28.5% up to 30.0%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after March 18, 2018 will have the new increased fuel surcharge rate of 30.0% applied.

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Vessel Delay – Maunawili V159W

January 29, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please be advised that we have received an update from Matson that their vessel, the Maunawili V159W, that was scheduled to depart Long Beach on Wednesday this week, will be delayed coming into port due to some major storm systems in the Pacific Ocean. It is now estimated to sail on Friday morning, February 2, 2018. Our cut-off for this vessel remains the same. Deliveries in …

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Vessel Delay – Manulani V139W

January 22, 2018 | Category: Company News

Please be advised Matson is reporting that the Manulani V139W that was scheduled to depart Long Beach on Wednesday this week, will arrive into Honolulu later than normal due to a major storm system in the Pacific Ocean. Instead of arriving into Honolulu on Sunday, January 28, the vessel is anticipated to arrive on Tuesday morning, January 30. Deliveries will be one or two days later …

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 01/21/2018

December 20, 2017 | Category: Company News

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, January 21, 2018, the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 27.25% up to 28.5%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after January 21, 2018 will have the new increased fuel surcharge rate of 28.5% applied.

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